The Caroline Werner Gannett Project 2007-08
Janna Levin

Janna Levin

Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Barnard College of Columbia University

Presents:

“Minds, Machines and the Cosmos: Is the Universe Infinite?”

Tuesday, September 11, 2007
7:00 p.m. (Webb Auditorium- James E. Booth Memorial Building 7A)

“Chaos and Black Hole Binaries”

Wednesday, September 12, 2007
4:15 p.m.(Building #75, Room 3110 – Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation)
http://ccrg.rit.edu/


Physicist, theoretical cosmologist and PEN award-winning author of A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines and How the Universe Got Its Spots, Janna Levin is currently Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research involves the origin of the universe, the shape of space-time, chaos and black holes. Levin has worked at the University of California-Berkeley, the University of Cambridge, and served as a scientist-in-residence at the Ruskin School of Fine Arts and Drawing in Oxford.
Links: A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines How the Universe Got Its Spots
Books:
  • A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines
  • How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space